Map of Makin Atoll (now Butaritari Atoll)Map of the Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert Islands1943 map of the Marshall and Gilbert IslandsMap depicting the invasion of Makin and Tarawa Atolls, Gilbert Islands, 20-23 Nov 1943
Map of Makin Atoll (now Butaritari Atoll)Map of the Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert Islands1943 map of the Marshall and Gilbert IslandsMap depicting the invasion of Makin and Tarawa Atolls, Gilbert Islands, 20-23 Nov 1943
Map depicting Operation Cartwheel and the invasion of Gilbert and Marshall Islands, 30 Jun 1943-26 Apr 1944Map of major Pacific War engagements, 1942-1945
Map depicting Operation Cartwheel and the invasion of Gilbert and Marshall Islands, 30 Jun 1943-26 Apr 1944Map of major Pacific War engagements, 1942-1945
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